Accession Number:

ADD020402

Title:

Head Window Fixture and Method

Descriptive Note:

Patent application, Filed 30 Apr 2009

Corporate Author:

DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s):

Report Date:

2009-04-30

Pagination or Media Count:

19.0

Abstract:

The present invention provides a fixture and method for mounting a head window to a frame for use in a submarine periscope system. The fixture supports the head window during the potting of the head window to the frame. A spring-loaded clamping plate is mountable to a base plate for relative movement there between. The clamping assembly has an oval recessed portion. A plurality of spaced apart feet are formed within the oval. The feet support and are bonded to the head window. Shim stock are placed between the feet to define a critical gap.

Subject Categories:

  • Manufacturing and Industrial Engineering and Control of Production Systems
  • Submarine Engineering
  • Optical Detection and Detectors

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE